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  • Schizophrenia breakthrough?  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 2:47 PM ET

    Shares of Alkermes are up nicely after positive data from its schizophrenia drug trial. Richard Pops, Alkermes CEO, provides insight to the enormous market for schizophrenia and depression.

  • Will biotech bull run continue?  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 10:43 AM ET

    Discussing the outlook on the pharmaceutical sector, including leaders like Gilead and Celgene, with Michael Yee, RBC Capital Markets biotech analyst.

  • Recreational pot store owner seeks expansion  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 1:47 PM ET

    NBC's Harry Smith discusses just who is making the most money in the pot industry, and Starbuds owner Brian Ruden, discusses the cash issue with banks. CNBC's special "Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom" airs Monday night at 9PM eastern time.

  • The pot underground  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 10:53 AM ET

    NBC's Harry Smith looks at the thriving marijuana black market in Colorado even after legalization there. The special airs Monday night at 9PM eastern time.

  • 'Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom'  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 7:34 AM ET

    NBC's Harry Smith provides a preview of CNBC's documentary on the benefits and pitfalls from medicinal marijuana. The special airs Monday night at 9PM eastern time.

  • CDC worker monitored for possible Ebola exposure Thursday, 25 Dec 2014 | 1:42 AM ET
    A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, September 30, 2014.

    A lab technician at the CDC has been placed under observation for possible exposure to the Ebola virus due to an apparent mix-up in lab specimens.

  • Hepatitis C drug wars  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    The battle to limit the sky-high cost of treating hepatitis C is heating up after Express Scripts announced it will put its weight behind a drug made by AbbVie and it will no longer cover Gilead's Sovaldi.

  • JAKARTA, Dec 22- The Ciliwung River flows from a volcano south of the Indonesian capital, through the heart of one of the world's most densely populated cities and almost into Jakarta Bay. The same is true for the rest of the half-dozen sewage-choked rivers that wind though central Jakarta. "Jakarta is a bowl, and the bowl is sinking," said Fook Chuan Eng, senior water...

  • $100 trillion Superbugs threat  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

    Insight to a potential $100 trillion problem by 2050, with Jim O'Neill, Fmr. Goldman Sachs Asset Management Chairman.

  • The US Navy just tested a robotic shark drone Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:54 PM ET
    The US Navy's GhostSwimmer drone

    The Navy's Silent NEMO suggests the best engineer for effective machines might be mother nature.

  • Putin’s other problem: Russia’s rankled scientists Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    Russia's once legendary scientific productivity has been in decline for decades, and some scientists fear the current climate is making things worse.

  • California's terrifying water deficit Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 5:30 PM ET

    Recent storms have not brought anywhere near enough water for California to recover from drought, according to NASA.

  • Proven: High heels DO have power over men Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:26 AM ET

    Heels have also been a controversial symbol in the battleground of sexual politics. Now a scientific study in France has measured their power.

  • Need scientific proof men are stupider? We got that Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 11:58 PM ET

    In the battle over which sex is stupider, a group of male researchers may have proven that men win hands down.

  • Organic farming can compete—especially in droughts Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 7:01 PM ET
    File photo: An employee moves through a green house growing tomatoes at the Clear Brook Organic Farm in Shaftsbury, Vermont.

    Organic farms may be a lot more productive than previously thought, and they be able may perform better in tough times, according to a study.

  • Billionaire returns Nobel to US boffin who sold it Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 9:34 AM ET
    James Watson

    Russian Alisher Usmanov reveals he is the anonymous buyer of James Watson's medal – adding that he plans to give it back to the biologist.

  • Tuna economics: Why tuna ranching works in Mexico Sunday, 7 Dec 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    A significant portion of the Pacific bluefin tuna supply comes from oceanic feedlots off the coast of Mexico, an activity that can only be supported by the high price of the fish.

  • Orion's epic launch: By the numbers  Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    NASA launched its Orion space capsule on Friday in an unmanned flight that orbited the Earth twice. The spacecraft could bring humans back to the moon, and potentially Mars.

  • * "Bad news" at U.N. climate talks in Lima- Figueres. LIMA, Dec 3- This year is on track to be the hottest on record, or at least among the very warmest, the United Nations said on Wednesday in new evidence of long-term warming that adds urgency to 190- nation talks under way in Lima on slowing climate change. The WMO said average sea surface temperatures hit record highs in...

  • About 100 brains missing from University of Texas Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 9:21 AM ET
    A human brain preserved in formeldahyde.

    The University of Texas is missing about 100 brains — about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars.